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Feb 17, 2014 The Current Market The 737-800 market availability continues to be limited due to the strong demand for the aircraft in recent years. 4th quarter 2008 saw a change to this trend with the financial crisis ... Read more

A350 XWB

Jan 10, 2014 The A350 XWB development aircraft, MSN3, is in Bolivia where it will perform a series of tests at the high altitude airfields of Cochabamba and La Paz. Cochabamba is around 8,300 feet above sea level, and La Paz is one of the world’s highest airports ... Read more

747-8 Genx-2B

Dec 18, 2013 Boeing today delivered the first 747-8 with performance-improved GEnx-2B engines as part of the airplane's Performance Improvement Package (PIP.) A Cathay Pacific Airways 747-8 Freighter was the first 747 to deliver with the PIP engines. The engine is the first of the package's three improvements to enter service.... Read more

Dec 16, 2013 The Current Market   Collateral Verifications is not aware of any 787-8 available for sale and/or lease worldwide in the secondary market. Only 7 aircraft are currently in storage but this is mainly due to the issues the aircraft has had in the past 12 months. ... Read more

777X in Wind Tunnel

Dec 09, 2013 Boeing announced today that low-speed wind tunnel tests have begun for the Boeing 777X, a major milestone in airplane development. "This is the first major development milestone for the program since we launched the program last month," said Terry Beezhold, vice president and chief project engineer of the 777X program. "Wind tunnel testing will validate our performance models and generate a vast amount of data that our engineering teams will use to design the airplane in this phase of development." Testing started on Dec. 5 at QinetiQ's test facility ... Read more


Nov 20, 2013 Boeing’s participation at the 2013 Dubai Airshow was marked by the launch of the innovative 777X – the world’s largest and most-efficient twin-engine jetliner – and the announcement of historic orders and new strategic agreements signed with key partners in the Middle East and around the world.... Read more


Nov 11, 2013 The Current Market   The current market demand for the Embraer E-175 has been soft over the last 12 months due to the challenging environment. New aircraft are still being placed with operators but at reduced lease rentals and selling prices. Today, CV knows of ... Read more

737 MAX

Sep 26, 2013 Boeing and WestJet announced today that they have completed an order for 65 737 MAX airplanes, fulfilling the carrier's letter of intent to purchase the airplanes announced on Aug 29. The order, valued at $6.3 billion at list prices, consists of 40 737 MAX 8s and ... Read more

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Sep 26, 2013 Boeing today delivered the first Next-Generation 737-800 to Aviation Capital Services LLC, a subsidiary of the State Corporation Russian Technologies (Rostec). Aviation Capital Services has leased the airplane to Russia's flag carrier, Aeroflot. This delivery is the first of 50 Next-Generation 737s Aviation Capital Services has ... Read more

A321 with Sharklets

Sep 05, 2013 Delta Air Lines has placed a firm order with Airbus for 30 A321ceo (current engine option) and 10 A330-300 aircraft. This order marks a strong return to Airbus since Delta’s last order some two decades ago. The airline has selected CFM56-5B engines from CFM International to power its ... Read more

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